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Product Description: Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2015In recent years, immigration researchers have increasingly drawn on the concept of social capital and the role of social networks to understand the dynamics of immigrant experiences. How can they help to explain what brings migrants from some countries to others, or why members of different immigrant groups experience widely varying outcomes in their community settings, occupational opportunities, and educational outcomes? This timely book examines the major issues in social capital research, showing how economic and social contexts shape networks in the process of migration, and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of this approach to the study of international migration...read more
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9780745662367 | Polity Pr, June 3, 2014, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2015In recent years, immigration researchers have increasingly drawn on the concept of social capital and the role of social networks to understand the dynamics of immigrant experiences.

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Product Description: This expansive five-volume set offers profiles of 775 prominent African American from a wide range of fields. Most of these people have never been covered in any Great Lives set before, and more than one-half of them are contemporary figures...read more
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9781587657481 | 1 edition (Salem Pr Inc, September 15, 2011), cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This expansive five-volume set offers profiles of 775 prominient African American from a wide range of fields.
9781587657498 | 1 edition (Salem Pr Inc, September 15, 2011), cover price $119.00
9781587657504 | 1 edition (Salem Pr Inc, September 15, 2011), cover price $119.00
9781587657511 | 1 edition (Salem Pr Inc, September 15, 2011), cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This expansive five-volume set offers profiles of 775 prominent African American from a wide range of fields.

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Product Description: The set covers the full breadth of American immigration history in 525 alphabetically arranged and easy-to-understand articles. Designed for and written to be understood by high school students and college undergraduates, "Encyclopedia of American Immigration" offers a clear and innovative approach to immigration history that can also be used by advanced students and scholars...read more
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9781587655999, titled "Encyclopedia of American Immigration" | Har/psc edition (Salem Pr Inc, March 15, 2010), cover price $395.00 | About this edition: The set covers the full breadth of American immigration history in 525 alphabetically arranged and easy-to-understand articles.

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Offering a clear and innovative approach to immigration history, the three volumes in this set address all questions about immigration that students might reasonable be expected to ask. Essay topics include accent discrimination, world migration patterns and xenophobia. There are also essays on immigrants who had a significant impact on the United States.
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9781587656002, titled "Encyclopedia of American Immigration: Abolitioniist Movement - French Immigrants" | Har/psc edition (Salem Pr Inc, March 15, 2010), cover price $131.67
9781587656019 | Revised edition (Salem Pr Inc, March 15, 2010), cover price $131.00 | About this edition: Offering a clear and innovative approach to immigration history, the three volumes in this set address all questions about immigration that students might reasonable be expected to ask.

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Product Description: The latest edition in the overwhelmingly popular Great Events from History series, Modern Scandals examines over 400 of the most important and most publicized scandals throughout the world since the beginning of the twentieth century...read more
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9781587654695 | Salem Pr Inc, March 20, 2009, cover price $98.33 | About this edition: The latest edition in the overwhelmingly popular Great Events from History series, Modern Scandals examines over 400 of the most important and most publicized scandals throughout the world since the beginning of the twentieth century.
9781587654701, titled "Modern Scandals 1904-2008: 1972-1998" | Salem Pr Inc, March 20, 2009, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This book contains 400 of the most important and most publicized scandals throughout the world since the beginning of the twentieth century.
9781587654718 | Salem Pr Inc, March 20, 2009, cover price $98.33 | About this edition: The latest edition in the overwhelmingly popular Great Events from History series, Modern Scandals examines over 400 of the most important and most publicized scandals throughout the world since the beginning of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Forced to Fail traces the long legal history of first racial segregation, and then racial desegregation in America. The authors explain how rapidly changing demographics and family structure in the United States have greatly complicated the project of top-down government efforts to achieve an "ideal" racial balance in schools...read more
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9780275986933 | Praeger Pub Text, August 30, 2005, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Caldas and Bankston provide a critical, dispassionate analysis of why desegregation in the United States has failed to achieve the goal of providing equal educational opportunities for all students.

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9781578866144 | 1 reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Education, July 30, 2007), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Forced to Fail traces the long legal history of first racial segregation, and then racial desegregation in America.

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Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9781587653216 | Salem Pr Inc, January 31, 2007, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.

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Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9781587653230 | Salem Pr Inc, January 31, 2007, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.

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Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9781587653223 | Salem Pr Inc, January 31, 2007, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.

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Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9781587653209 | 1 edition (Salem Pr Inc, January 15, 2007), cover price $295.00 | About this edition: Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.

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This book 'places special emphasis on the many ethnic communities that have provided American immigrants. For example, readers will find 17 articles treating African Americans; 56 articles about Asian immigrants, including articles specifically on Chinese, Filipino, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Pacific Islander, South Asian, Southeast Asian, Tibetan, and Vietnamese immigrants; 25 articles on Latino and West Indian immigrants, including articles specifically on Cubans, Dominicans, Haitians, Jamaicans, and Mexicans; 10 articles on Middle Eastern immigrants, including articles specifically on Arabs, Iranians, and Israelis; 37 articles on European immigrants, including articles on German, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Polish, Russian, and Scandinavian immigrants.'
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9781587652660 | Magill''s Choice, February 28, 2006, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: This book 'places special emphasis on the many ethnic communities that have provided American immigrants.

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Provides an in-depth resource for African American history and covers issues central to the African American experience including slavery, abolition, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, Supreme Court decisions, and federal laws.
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9781587652394 | Salem Pr Inc, December 1, 2005, cover price $217.00 | About this edition: Provides an in-depth resource for African American history and covers issues central to the African American experience including slavery, abolition, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, Supreme Court decisions, and federal laws.

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Provides an in-depth resource for African American history and covers issues central to the African American experience including slavery, abolition, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, Supreme Court decisions, and federal laws.
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9781587652400 | Salem Pr Inc, March 30, 2005, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: Provides an in-depth resource for African American history and covers issues central to the African American experience including slavery, abolition, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, Supreme Court decisions, and federal laws.
9781587652417 | Salem Pr Inc, March 30, 2005, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: Provides an in-depth resource for African American history and covers issues central to the African American experience including slavery, abolition, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, Supreme Court decisions, and federal laws.
9781587652424 | Salem Pr Inc, March 30, 2005, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: Provides an in-depth resource for African American history and covers issues central to the African American experience including slavery, abolition, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, Supreme Court decisions, and federal laws.

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Product Description: Asia and the Middle East examines crisis areas in the nations of the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia. This set applies a broad definition to "Middle East" to encompass the predominantly Muslim nations of both the eastern Mediterranean region and North Africa...read more
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9781587651366 | Salem Pr Inc, August 1, 2003, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Asia and the Middle East examines crisis areas in the nations of the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia.
9781587651366 | Salem Pr Inc, August 1, 2003, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Asia and the Middle East examines crisis areas in the nations of the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia.
9781587651380 | Salem Pr Inc, April 1, 2003, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Asia and the Middle East examines crisis areas in the nations of the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia.
9781587651380 | Salem Pr Inc, April 1, 2003, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Asia and the Middle East examines crisis areas in the nations of the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia.

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By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9781587651373 | Salem Pr Inc, August 1, 2003, cover price $52.00

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By Carl L. Bankston (editor) and Stephen J. Caldas (editor)
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9781590337288 | Nova Science Pub Inc, April 1, 2003, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: Although the French language and the traditional rural way of life are disappearing among Louisiana Cajuns, identification with Cajun ethnicity is flourishing. Henry and Bankston draw on historical documents, ethnographic observations and interviews, and statistical sources to investigate and explain this phenomenon...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780275978174 | Praeger Pub Text, November 30, 2002, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Although the French language and the traditional rural way of life are disappearing among Louisiana Cajuns, identification with Cajun ethnicity is flourishing.

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Product Description: Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education, the United States still has a long way to go to attain true integration of our educational system. Using extensive interviews and a wealth of statistical information, Bankston and Caldas examine the failed desegregation efforts in Louisiana as a case study to show how desegregation has followed the same unsuccessful pattern across the United States...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780826513885 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Fifty years after Brown v.

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9780826513892 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Fifty years after Brown v.

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By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9780893562069 | Salem Pr Inc, June 1, 2000, cover price $52.00

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Product Description: Broad in scope, this title offers non-specialists with insights into sociology topics that are often only accessible to academics and experts in the field in a format that should be readable and quickly retrievable. The volumes contain 90 articles. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9780893562052 | Salem Pr Inc, August 1, 2000, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Broad in scope, this title offers non-specialists with insights into sociology topics that are often only accessible to academics and experts in the field in a format that should be readable and quickly retrievable.
9780893562076 | Salem Pr Inc, June 1, 2000, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Broad in scope, this title offers non-specialists with insights into sociology topics that are often only accessible to academics and experts in the field in a format that should be readable and quickly retrievable.

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Product Description: Vietnamese Americans form a unique segment of the new U.S. immigrant population. Uprooted from their homeland and often thrust into poor urban neighborhoods, these newcomers have nevertheless managed to establish strong communities in a short space of time...read more
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9780871549945 | Russell Sage Foundation, January 1, 1998, cover price $38.50 | About this edition: Vietnamese Americans form a unique segment of the new U.

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9780871549952 | Russell Sage Foundation, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Vietnamese Americans form a unique segment of the new U.

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By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9780893566302 | Salem Pr Inc, October 1, 1999, cover price $110.00

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By Carl L. Bankston (editor), Christina J. Moose (editor) and Rowena Wildin (editor)
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9780893566357 | Salem Pr Inc, August 1, 1999, cover price $105.00

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Product Description: These essays on the subject of American racial and ethnic relations present clear descriptions of ideas and theories, descriptions of people and events, and facts on topics including court cases, education, organizations, and movements. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)
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9780893566296 | Ill edition (Salem Pr Inc, August 1, 1999), cover price $331.00 | About this edition: These essays on the subject of American racial and ethnic relations present clear descriptions of ideas and theories, descriptions of people and events, and facts on topics including court cases, education, organizations, and movements.
9780893566340 | Salem Pr Inc, August 1, 1999, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Book by

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Provides 452 entries covering family-related topics under such categories as historical trends and events; health concerns; laws; court cases; people; and organizations
By Carl L. Bankston (editor) and R. Kent Rasmussen (editor)
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9780893569402 | Salem Pr Inc, November 1, 1998, cover price $380.00 | About this edition: Provides 452 entries covering family-related topics under such categories as historical trends and events; health concerns; laws; court cases; people; and organizations

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